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A natural child

A warm Sunday gave us the chance to take E out to enjoy the natural world. (Before we set out we put some sugar water down next to an exhausted looking bee – help your bees, folks.)  We drove to … Continue reading

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Word up*

Apparently the Oxford Junior Dictionary has cut some words from their new edition in order to make room for new ones. Ah, yes, the evolution of language I hear you say. And fair enough. It’s not clear from the newspaper reports … Continue reading

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But I know what I like

It was a week of ludicrous statements in the press last week. Artist Jake Chapman said that he doesn’t believe parents should take their children to art galleries because children can’t appreciate the art yet – being, as they are, … Continue reading

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Exploring nature – in Basford

One of the main things you hear about people who bring their children up in the city is how disconnected they are with nature. Every so often, there are stories about children who think milk comes only from cartons and … Continue reading

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